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Active and Passive Voice Quiz I

December 6th, 2009 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with suitable verb forms.

1.    The work ————————- by me.

a)    Has completed
b)    Has been completed
c)    Have been completed
d)    Have completed

2.    The patient is —————– after by the nurse.

a)    Looked
b)    Being looked
c)    Looking
d)    Been looked

3.    My pen —————— by somebody yesterday.

a)    Has stolen
b)    Has been stolen
c)    Was stolen
d)    Stolen

4.    The sparrows —————— by the old woman.

a)    Were being fed
b)    Have been feeding
c)    Were feeding
d)    Has been feeding

5.    The committee ——————– an unrealistic policy.

a)    Has adopted
b)    Has been adopted
c)    Was adopted
d)    Is adopted

6.    You ———————– to come with me.

a)    Are requesting
b)    Are requested
c)    Were requesting
d)    Have been requesting

7.    Let the door ——————–

a)    Be opened
b)    Been opened
c)    Is opened
d)    Was opened

8.    The thief ——————- red-handed by the policemen.

a)    Is catching
b)    Caught
c)    Had caught
d)    Was caught

9.    She had ——————- her work before sunset.

a)    Been finishing
b)    Been finished
c)    Finished
d)    Finishing

10.    His behavior ——————- me.

a)    Was surprised
b)    Surprising
c)    Surprised
d)    Was being surprised

11.    The field ——————- by the farmers.

a)    Is being ploughed
b)    Has being ploughed
c)    Has ploughed
d)    Had ploughed

12.    This book ———————– by John.

a)    Was brought
b)    Was bringing
c)    Brought
d)    Has brought

13.    Let this rubbish —————– away.

a)    Be thrown
b)    Is thrown
c)    Was thrown
d)    Has thrown

14.    Your failures ———————– by anybody.

a)    Will not be shared
b)    Will not been shared
c)    Will not shared
d)    Will not been sharing

15.    You ——————— by me in every way.

a)    Will be helped
b)    Will be helping
c)    Will helping
d)    Will have helped

16.    I offered him a chance and he ——————– it.

a)    Has grabbed
b)    Grabbed
c)    Was grabbing
d)    Was grabbing

17.    No survivors ——————

a)    Could be finding
b)    Could be found
c)    Was finding
d)    Had found

18.    The child ——————- by the speeding car.

a)    Has run over
b)    Was run over
c)    Was been run over
d)    Run over


1.    Has been completed
2.    Being looked
3.    Was stolen
4.    Were being fed
5.    Has adopted
6.    Are requested
7.    Be opened
8.    Was caught
9.    Finished
10.    Surprised
11.    Is being ploughed
12.    Was brought
13.    Be thrown
14.    Will not be shared
15.    Will be helped
16.    Grabbed
17.    Could be found
18.    Was run over